NBA Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?  

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Basketball fans, make your 2018-2019 NBA MVP predictions right now. The players most likely to win the 2019 MVP Award consists of superstars, rising stars, legendary scorers, and players on new teams. These potential MVPs in the voting race for this season are judged on scoring, stats, and how much their team depends on them. Who do you think will be the 2019 NBA Most Valuable Player? 

Past MVP winners in NBA history, like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and 2018 MVP James Harden, are current favorites to win the 2019 MVP Award. However, these All-Stars and future Hall of Famers should expect competition from Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Other good MVP sleepers include Ben Simmons, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, and Jimmy Butler.

Keep checking to see which players are ranked on the 2019 NBA MVP voting, and add any likely MVP candidates missing from the list. Get your votes in for the NBA MVP before the playoffs, which is usually when the winner is announced, and then make your 2019 NBA Playoffs predictions.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo (born December 6, 1994) is a Greek professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed the "Greek ...more

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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Listed at 6 ft 3 in tall ...more

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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Houston Rockets James Edward Harden, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. Harden played college basketball for ...more

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Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Toronto Raptors Kawhi Anthony Leonard is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. Leonard, a 6-ft 7-in, 230-lb small forward, played college ...more

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Los Angeles Lakers LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lbs., he has started ...more

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Paul George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Oklahoma City Thunder Paul Clifton Anthony George is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. George played high school ...more

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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Marshon Davis, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He plays the power forward and ...more

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Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player who plays with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 9 in and weighing 240 pounds, ...more

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Nikola Jokic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokić is a Serbian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the Serbian national basketball team ...more

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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Westbrook played college basketball ...more

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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Philadelphia 76ers Joel-Hans Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. The 76ers drafted Embiid third overall in the 2014 ...more

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Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Boston Celtics Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia but grew up in West ...more

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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Minnesota Timberwolves Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He played one year of college ...more

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Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. Lillard is a 6 ft 3 in point guard from Oakland, ...more

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Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Charlotte Hornets Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte ...more

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
quang.chu005 added Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He is also an entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte ...more

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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
San Antonio Spurs DeMar Darnell DeRozan is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the USC Trojans and ...more

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Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Indiana Pacers Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. Oladipo played college ...more

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Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Listed at 6'7", he plays ...more

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Luka Dončić is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
AntonioOliveira added Dallas Mavericks Luka Dončić (born February 28, 1999) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Slovenian national team. Born in ...more

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Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Philadelphia 76ers Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with ...more

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Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Minnesota Timberwolves Jimmy Butler III is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After playing one year of college basketball for Tyler ...more

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Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Boston Celtics Jayson Christopher Tatum is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tatum attended hometown ...more

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Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Utah Jazz Donovan Corey Mitchell Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Louisville ...more

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Kyle Lowry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. He attended Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia and declared ...more

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Karl-Anthony Towns is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. is a Dominican-American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more

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Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Phoenix Suns Devin Armani Booker is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He attended Moss Point High School in Moss Point, Mississippi ...more

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JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
AntonioOliveira added Los Angeles Lakers JaVale Lindy McGee is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He was selected 18th overall by the Washington Wizards in the ...more

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Detroit Pistons Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Washington Wizards Bradley Emmanuel Beal is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. The 6'5" shooting guard played ...more

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Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
quang.chu005 added Los Angeles Lakers Kyle Alexander Kuzma (born July 24, 1995) is an American professional basketball forward for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He grew up in the Flint, ...more

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Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
CunningVet added Chicago Bulls Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first round of the ...more

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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Houston Rockets Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won the NBA Rookie of the ...more

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Tobias Harris is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
TRENT13 added Milwaukee Bucks Tobias John Harris is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. The 6 ft 9 in forward played one season of ...more

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John Wall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Washington Wizards Johnathan Hildred Wall, Jr. is an American professional basketball point guard for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Wall was ...more

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Andre Drummond is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Detroit Pistons Andre Jamal Drummond is an American professional basketball player who plays with the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He was one of the top rated basketball players in ...more

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C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Portland Trail Blazers Christian James "C. J." McCollum is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted ...more

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Hassan Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Miami Heat Hassan Niam Whiteside is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Marshall ...more

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Miami Heat Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He has established himself as one of the most ...more

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Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
quang.chu005 added Boston Celtics Gordon Daniel Hayward is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Butler University for two ...more

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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors DeMarcus Amir Cousins is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball at the ...more

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Green, who plays primarily at the power forward ...more

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Andre Iguodala is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Golden State Warriors Andre Tyler Iguodala is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was an NBA All-Star in 2012 and ...more

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Boban Marjanović is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
RatkoRastovic added Boban "Bobi" Marjanović is a Serbian professional basketball player who plays for Crvena zvezda Belgrade of the Serbian League. He also represented the Serbian national basketball team ...more

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Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
abrannon090 added Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 48th overall in the 2007 ...more

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Rudy Gobert is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Utah Jazz Rudy Gobert is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. He also represents the French national basketball team in the ...more

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Boston Celtics Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso is a Dominican professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of ...more

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Serge Ibaka is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Toronto Raptors Serge Jonas Ibaka Ngobila is a Congolese-Spanish professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. Ibaka was drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder's ...more

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Bogdan Bogdanović is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
RatkoRastovic added Bogdan Bogdanović is a Serbian professional basketball player who plays for Fenerbahçe Ülker of the Turkish Basketball League. He also represents the Serbian national basketball ...more

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Steven Adams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Will Be The 2019 NBA MVP?
Oklahoma City Thunder Steven Funaki Adams is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. After playing college basketball for ...more